Graduate Affairs

The Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs provides leadership for the University’s graduate education initiatives, working closely with the Provost and the Deans to articulate an institutional voice and promote continued excellence in graduate education. Central to these efforts are supporting interdisciplinary and cocurricular education and research, working to increase interdisciplinary and professional development opportunities for BU’s 13,000 graduate students, and nurturing new collaborations between the Charles River Campus and the Medical Center Campus graduate programs.

Timothy Barbari

Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs Tim Barbari provides leadership for the University’s graduate education initiatives, working closely with the Provost and the Deans to articulate an institutional voice and promote continued excellence in graduate education. Learn more about the Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs.

Suzanne Kennedy

Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs Sue Kennedy works closely with the Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs on issues such as the formulation and review of academic policies, review of curricula, and development of University-wide practices and procedures. Learn more about the Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs.

Staff Contacts

Alissa Beideck

Administrative Coordinator abeideck@bu.edu

Kelly Connors

Administrative Coordinator kconnors@bu.edu

PJ Jorgensen

Programs & Events Specialist pajorg@bu.edu

You may reach us by telephone at: (617) 353-2230.

Graduate Education Resources

Resources comprising a growing library of national publications outlining best practices in graduate education. Read more.

Program Learning Outcomes Assessment

Providing faculty a means to ask a fundamental question about the programs they design and teach. Read more.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

PhD Program Statistics

Office of Academic Affairs is compiling doctoral program statistics. Read more.